Why Ben Stokes Opted Out of T20 World Cup 2024?

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Ben Stokes Opt Out T20 World Cup 2024: Ben Stokes, the dynamic all-rounder and Test captain for England, has decided to skip the T20 World Cup 2024 to focus on getting ready for Test cricket.

Ben Stokes was, interestingly, named player of the match during England’s 2022 T20 World Cup victory, so this is undoubtedly a major setback for the English squad.

Ben Stokes Had Knee Surgery

Ben Stokes Knee Surgery
Ben Stokes Knee Surgery

England recently lost the Test series against India 4-1 under the leadership of Ben Stokes. For the past several years, he has struggled with his fitness, and before the Test series, he underwent knee surgery.

Ben Stokes Wants Focus on Test Cricket

In the five Test matches he played against India, Stokes only took the pitch once. He has since stated that he wants to excel as an all-rounder in the Test format, which is why he has chosen not to play in the T20 World Cup.